Something Else! Interviews

‘Very much a turning point for Yes': Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama

‘Very much a turning point for Yes': Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama

The first Jon Anderson-less Yes album has received a critical reevaluation of late.

‘We thought of it as just another gig': Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

‘We thought of it as just another gig': Gregg Rolie talks Santana + Woodstock, 45 years later

It was only later that he understood the magnitude of what had just happened.

Something Else! Interview: Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music

Something Else! Interview: Merrell Fankhauser on UFOs, books and — oh! — music

A pioneer of instrumental surf music, Fankhauser has become a grand guitar king.

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song': Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song': Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

She says it elicits “very happy and, dare I say it, X-rated memories.”

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Decades later, Wolfe has launched a rejuvenated line-up of the Furys.

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

Anderson says he and contemporaries in ELP and Yes were often just showing off.

‘It was very organic and natural': Ringo Starr’s current All-Starr Band can’t stop having fun

‘It was very organic and natural': Ringo Starr’s current All-Starr Band can’t stop having fun

Together since 2012, the All-Starrs play the Greek in LA tonight – but they’ll be back.

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

Gimme Five: Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie + Steve Smith on Journey’s ‘Send Her My Love,’ ‘Anytime,’ ‘I’ll Be Alright,’ others

They offer unique insights into Journey’s first Top 20 single, and one of its last.

‘We really did come full circle': Live Aid provided worldwide stage as Hall and Oates honored their heroes

‘We really did come full circle': Live Aid provided worldwide stage as Hall and Oates honored their heroes

Nearly 2 billion watched as Daryl Hall and John Oates did the old Temptations moves.

‘A perfect moment in time': Five years ago, the aptly named Adrian Belew Power Trio made its studio debut

‘A perfect moment in time': Five years ago, the aptly named Adrian Belew Power Trio made its studio debut

‘e’ reinvigorated Belew, even as it shepherded his new collaborators to wider notice.